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Homemade Chicken Biryani | Ramadan Special

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19 May 2017

Homemade Chicken Biryani

Of all the delectable and affordable street foods in South Asia — biryani has been and continues to rule millions of hearts across the globe. This symbolic dish is more of a phenomenon than a mere food item.

Maybe it’s the tenderly cooked meat, the velvety potatoes or maybe it’s the irresistibly fluffy, fragrant steaming basmati rice, soaked in a mint chutney that wins hearts, but it’s rare to find someone who doesn’t love the scrumptious blend of meat, rice and spices.

Up Your Water Intake With These 6 Hydrating Foods

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14 May 2017

Hydrating foods

When you live in places such as the Middle East, it's vital you stay hydrated at all times. Not only should you be drinking water and other healthy drinks, but there are foods you can implement into your diet to contribute to your fluid intake.

After all, ensuring you're hydrated can prevent headaches as well as sluggishness.

Not only that, but if you fast regularly or you will be during the Holy Month of Ramadan, these foods should be incorporated in your Iftar and Suhoor meals to help your water levels keep topped up throughout daylight hours.

Experience The True Spirit Of Ramadan At Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate

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10 May 2017

Ramadan at Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate will be welcoming the arrival of Ramadan with an extravagant buffet of dining options offering Indian, Italian, Arabic and Asian cuisine to ensure that you and your family share a truly unforgettable Iftar experience.

Welcome the arrival of Ramadan by celebrating the descent of the sun amidst the perfect backdrop of Al Bahou’s stunning 88 Arabic lanterns at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate.

11 Delectable Middle Eastern Desserts

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22 April 2017

 Middle Eastern Desserts

Anyone new to or living in the region MUST experience the many delicious Arabic desserts and Middle Eastern dishes on offer here.

If you don't believe us... Stop everything and close your eyes — think of the most heavenly melt-in-your-mouth delicious dessert you’ve ever eaten? Got it? Now forget that. Because we promise you, these Middle Eastern desserts will take spot no.1 on your list.

3 Ways To Upgrade The Classic Hummus Recipe

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11 April 2017

Hummus Recipes

Don’t get the wrong meanings from the title. We are obsessively (enough to eat every day) in love with the classic hummus recipe.

After all, it falls under the rarest of food groups. The one that's healthy, delicious, snackable and easy-to-make (come to think of it, it’s actually the only food that ticks all the right boxes).

This Middle Eastern dip has a pretty loyal international following and why not? At only 27 calories per tablespoon, it's perfect for filling up without adding any excess calorie guilt.

A Guide to Hosting the Perfect Iftar

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5 June 2016

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Hosting the Perfect Iftar

The Holy Month is a time of reflection and generosity, in which Muslims try to do righteous deeds while also spending a lot of quality time with their friends and family.

Thus, Ramadan is known for its large Iftar gatherings where family and friends can share a meal, laugh, chat and practice religious prayers together after sunset.

So, how should you prepare your dinner table for the perfect Iftar?

5 Fasting Tips for a Healthy Ramadan

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2 June 2015

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Fasting tips for Ramadan

Fasting during Ramadan falls on every ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims worldwide call this the Holy Month; when they are encouraged to practice self-restraint by mainly fasting - no food and drinks, reflection in prayer, reading the Holy Quran and avoiding indulgent acts and things, in general.

This month, however, means that people who are fasting are also prone to dehydration and headaches as they give up food and drink during the day. There is such a thing as a more effective and healthier way to fast.